Amid all the pomp and circumstance and sound and fury of the first debate between a card carrying member of the .01% and their most effective lap dog since Clinton, some things were not discussed.

The solution to unemployment – taking back the $7.7 trillion given to the rich and using it in massive, union organized efforts to green industry, agriculture and the infrastructure.

The needs of working people, which include non-interference with union organizing, socialized medicine, 30 hours work for 40 hours pay, interest free housing and auto loans. month long paid annual vacations and yearlong paid parental leave to care for newborns and wages and benefits at high trade union levels for workers, retired workers and student workers.

A law making it a capital crime to lie to the American people in order to start or continue wars of aggression aimed at making the world safe for big business.

A date certain when Brad Manning will be freed and compensated for being tortured.

Vote socialist, write in Brad Manning, or sit it out. We don’t have a horse in this race.